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The Civil Courts Act, 1887

( ACT NO. XII OF 1887 )

Chapter VII


Power to confer powers of Civil Courts on officers
36. (1) The Government may invest with the powers of any Civil Court under this Act, by name or in virtue of office,-
Clause (a) [Omitted by the Governor General Order 4 of 1949, Schedule.]
(b) after consultation with the High Court Division any officer serving in any part of the territories to which this Act extends and belonging to a class defined in this behalf by the Government.
(2) Nothing in sections 4, 5, 6, 8. 10 or 11 applies to any officer so invested, but all the other provisions of this Act shall, so far as those provisions can be made applicable, apply to him as if he were a Judge of the Court with the powers of which he is invested.
(3) [Omitted by East Pakistan (Amendment) Ordinance, 1962 (Ordinance No. XIII of 1962).]
(4) Where the place at which the Court of an officer invested with powers under sub-section (1) is to be held has not been fixed under section 14, the Court may be held at any place within the local limits of its jurisdiction.

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